Thursday, 16 August 2018

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Melania Trump ‘hates to see children separated from their families’

Mark Wilson/Getty Images News/Getty Images NEW YORK: Democratic lawmakers joined protesters outside immigration detention facilities in New Jersey and Texas on Sunday for Father’s Day demonstrations against the Trump administration’s practice of separating children from their parents at the US-Mexico border. “This must not be who we are as a ...

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IMF warns US fiscal, trade policies create risks to global economy

Pedestrians walk past the International Monetary Fund headquarters' complex in Washington Sunday, May 2, 2010. A senior International Monetary Fund official says the IMF's executive board is meeting in Washington to consider how much aid to grant Athens under a massive rescue loan package. (AP Photo/Cliff Owen)

WASHINGTON: President Donald Trump’s aggressive trade policies, and expansive tax cut at a time when the US economy is growing, are creating risks that could damage the domestic and global economies, the International Monetary Fund has warned. The tax cuts will generate a near-term boost to growth but also “will ...

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Trump sued for ‘illegal conduct’ at family foundation

WASHINGTON: President Donald Trump, his sons and daughter, were accused Thursday of “persistently illegal conduct” at their family foundation, in a lawsuit alleging Trump misused charity funds to finance everything from his election campaign to a portrait of himself. The suit filed by New York State Attorney General Barbara Underwood ...

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Trump, Kim share historic handshake

SINGAPORE: Donald Trump and Kim Jong Un shared warm words and a historic handshake as they held an unprecedented summit to confront a decades-old nuclear stand-off and enmity stretching back to the Cold War. The two men clasped hands beneath the white-washed walls of an upscale hotel in neutral Singapore, ...

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US technology charge false, says China

GENEVA: China has told the World Trade Organisation’s (WTO’s) dispute-settlement body that US accusations that Beijing forced companies to hand over technology as a cost of doing business in China were groundless. US President Donald Trump has accused China of stealing US ideas and announced a plan for a $50bn ...

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North Korea summit cancellation a setback to dealmaker Trump

WASHINGTON: President Donald Trump drew gasps at the United Nations General Assembly last September when he threatened to “totally destroy” North Korea. Eight months later, he said “everyone” thought he should get the Nobel Peace Prize for a new approach that aimed to put him at a table with North ...

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Man arrested after firing shots at Trump golf club

File Photo DORAL, Florida: A man was arrested early Friday after exchanging gunfire with officers, shouting about President Donald Trump and draping a flag over the counter in the lobby of the Trump National Doral Golf Club near Miami that’s owned by Trump, police said. Police were notified of an ...

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Trump says some migrants are animals

WASHINGTON: US President Donald Trump has described some migrants as “animals”, in a charged discussion about the border wall and law enforcement. “We have people coming in to the country, or trying to come in,” Trump told California Republicans visiting the White House, “we are taking people out of the ...

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North Korea frees three US detainees

WASHINGTON: North Korea has freed three American detainees, President Donald Trump announced, hailing a diplomatic victory ahead of a planned summit with Kim Jong Un. Pyongyang granted the three men “amnesty,” a US official said, and they are now on their way back to the United States with Secretary of ...

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